The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Tester
Rank 296 325 319
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 12 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.10% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.11% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 8
Average salary £46,250 £47,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.63% -7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Senior Tester
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9653 11564 11211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.64% 92.44% 93.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8207 9765 9779
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £75,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Tester in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Tester across the City of London region.

Senior Tester Salary Trend in the City of London

Senior Tester
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Tester across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Senior Tester Salary Histogram in the City of London

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Tester in their job title.

1 10 (55.56%) QA
2 8 (44.44%) Selenium
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Banking
3 7 (38.89%) Java
4 6 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 6 (33.33%) BDD
4 6 (33.33%) JIRA
4 6 (33.33%) Finance
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 5 (27.78%) Automation Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Cucumber
6 4 (22.22%) Open Source
6 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
6 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Load Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Retail
7 3 (16.67%) TDD
7 3 (16.67%) Linux
7 3 (16.67%) C#
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle
8 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 2 (11.11%) Social Engineering
8 2 (11.11%) Calabash
8 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
8 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
8 2 (11.11%) HTTP
8 2 (11.11%) Scrum

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Selenium
2 6 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 6 (33.33%) JIRA
3 5 (27.78%) Cucumber
4 2 (11.11%) Calabash
4 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
4 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 2 (11.11%) JMeter
5 1 (5.56%) Fiddler
5 1 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
5 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.56%) Mockito
5 1 (5.56%) NeoLoad
5 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
5 1 (5.56%) Capybara
5 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (38.89%) Banking
2 6 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 3 (16.67%) Retail
5 1 (5.56%) Law
5 1 (5.56%) Games
5 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
5 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) SOAP
1 1 (5.56%) XML
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Open Source
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) AIX
2 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) BDD
3 5 (27.78%) Automation Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Load Testing
5 3 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.11%) Social Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Extreme Programming
7 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.56%) ITIL
7 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
1 1 (5.56%) CISSP
1 1 (5.56%) CISA
1 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) CGEIT
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (5.56%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) COBIT
2 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.56%) Solvency II
2 1 (5.56%) Val IT
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) Sun
2 1 (5.56%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
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Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago